Re: Hate Linux?? (was Re: [Nolug] Woo hoo!!! On-line with wireless!!!)

From: Jonathan Roberts <>
Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2009 10:21:14 -0500
Message-ID: <>

I'm not a big graphics guy but... have you tried gimp and the other
programs out there on Linux?

On Fri, Jun 12, 2009 at 10:04 AM, James Thompson <>wrote:

> I am disappointed that the "Linux Community" hasn't developed a solid
> desktop offering. I love Linux on server kit where I have no need for a GUI,
> but doing image editing with a desktop environment that is less responsive
> than Windows XP has always bothered me.
> I really loathe my Windows box at work, but I've not installed any flavor
> of Linux on it that didn't bother me even more. So now I just use my MacBook
> Air at work and save my Windows XP environment for checking my company email
> (since my Mac isn't technically allowed on the network) and doing batch
> processing work.
> I actually need to try out the latest from the FreeBSD camp since it has
> been years since I last used OpenBSD for a firewall setup and I used to use
> FreeBSD on an old Toshiba laptop I had.
> -James
> On Jun 12, 2009, at 9:51 AM, Ron Johnson wrote:
> On 2009-06-12 09:13, B. Estrade wrote:
>> [snip]
>>> I hate linux, but use Ubuntu on my work lappy bc I am too lazy to
>> I can understand you not liking it for technical reasons, being miffed
>> that it gets all the press that Tux gets that Beastie deserves, or even that
>> the GPL Is Evil, but *hate*???
>> That should be reserved for the steaming pile of excrement that is
>> Windows. (I had to reboot my work PC yesterday because I held down the
>> Shift key too long and the keyboard stopped responding.)
>> --
>> Scooty Puff, Sr
>> The Doom-Bringer
>> ___________________
>> Nolug mailing list
> ___________________
> Nolug mailing list

Nolug mailing list
Received on 06/12/09

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0 : 08/06/09 EDT